By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

Court rejects Ammar Sharif’s application to annul EU Syria listing

The EU General Court has dismissed an application – T-5/17 (4 April 2019) brought by Ammar Sharif to annul his sanctions listing.  The General Court held that the EU’s approach since Council Regulation (EU) 2015/1828 of applying a rebuttable presumption that leading businessmen should be listed as “benefiting from or supporting the Syrian regime” is proportionate and lawful, and that…...

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Maya Lester KC is a senior barrister (King’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human...

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